• "Dear Ian, you're gone, leaving us in a vacuum. You were..."
    - Meri Scaffidi
  • "Our deepest sympathy for Maria, Melinda and Olivia. Such a..."
    - Kirilee Lennerts
  • "Sincere sympathy to Maria and the girls at this sad time. ..."
    - Magda Austin
  • "ciao Ian é stato bello conoscerti. Grazie per tutto quello..."
  • "Deepest sympathy to Maria , Melinda ,Olivia and families...."

DARBY (Ian Sydney ): 17.12.1940 - 30.01.2013 Son of Stan (dec) and Gwen (dec). Brother to Peter and Terry. Loved and loving husband of Maria. Beloved father of Melinda and Olivia. Respected Father-in-law of Peter. Doting Nonno to Bianca and Elena.

Darby (Ian Sydney ): No words can capture the 40 years of love, passions shared, journeys travelled, times of joy with family and friends. All my love, Always. Your adoring wife, Maria.

Darby (Ian Sydney ): The most caring and devoted father a girl could have, he always went above and beyond to make me happy and to keep me safe. There won't be a day we won't miss his cheeky smile and his laugh. All our love, always. Mel, Pete, Bianca and Elena.

Darby (Ian Sydney ): Life is measured, not in years but by how much you love. Wealth is measured, not in dollars but by how much you were loved. My darling father lived centuries with infinite wealth. With love and idolatry, Olivia.

Darby (Ian Sydney ): Respected Son-in-law of Carmela and Giuseppe (dec). Loving husband of Maria. Will be remembered for his love, patience and help during Joe's last years.

Published in The West Australian on Feb. 1, 2013